Blog | August 13, 2018

New Report Highlights Discrimination Issues in Online Platforms

An important new report by Data & Society highlights the employment barriers and discrimination risks created by online labor platforms(…)

News Releases | June 7, 2018

America’s Nonstandard Workforce Faces Wage, Benefit Penalties, According to U.S. Data

Black and Latinx workers are overrepresented in nonstandard work with the lowest job quality: temporary help agency work.

Blog | April 13, 2018

1099’s and W-2’s: If Your Boss Broke the Law, it Might Make Your Taxes Higher

The tax burden may come as a huge shock to workers filing as independent contractors for the first time.

News Releases | February 26, 2018

NLRB Vacates ‘Hy-Brand’ Decision, Leaving Stronger Joint-Employer Standard Intact

For now, the NLRB’s ‘Browning-Ferris’ decision outlining a stronger joint-employment standard stands.

Commentary | February 13, 2018

Trump should require federal contractors to follow the law

It’s time for the Trump administration to ensure that irresponsible employers are not given federal contracts.

Commentary | December 27, 2017

McDonald’s Cannot Dodge its Illegal Treatment of Franchise Workers

Via: Newsweek

McDonald’s motive in denying its status as the boss is clear.

Commentary | December 20, 2017

Last Minute Holiday Deliveries Mean Bad Working Conditions

Via: Huffington Post

Those packages don’t appear by magic.

News Releases | December 15, 2017

On NLRB’s Reversal of Browning-Ferris ‘Joint Employer’ Ruling

Here’s yet another example of the Trump administration favoring corporations over working people.

Commentary | November 8, 2017

Don’t Let Congress Cheat Workers Out of Basic Rights

Via: New York Times

House Republicans advanced a bill to roll back longstanding “joint employer” protections for workers contracted by big companies.

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